The Mass Effect 3 Omniblade Edition is an EB Games exclusive only available in Australia and New Zealand. The exclusive release contains extras not found in the Mass Effect 3 Collector’s Edition. Esperino unboxes the Omniblade Edition to see how it stacks up against the Collector’s release.
The Mass Effect 3 Omniblade Edition comes in a cardboard casing specially made for this release. Inside is a standard copy of Mass Effect 3. BioWare have done an amazing job catering to Mass Effect fans with a reversible cover slips that features both male and female versions of Commander Shepard on either side. Include inside is a black and white instructional pamphlet and an Online Pass code for the online functionality of the game. On the other side are instructions on how to redeem your free Reckoner Armour and Chakram Launcher.
Exclusive to EB Games in Australia is an unlock voucher for the M55 Carbine Rifle for in-game use. The M55 Carbine Rifle is not available in the Mass Effect 3 Collector’s Edition making the Omniblade Edition the only way you can gain access to this exclusive weapon.
A special metalpak steelbook is a highlight of the Omniblade Edition. The front features an embossed Commander Shepard artwork that not only looks great but feels great as well. DVD-sized with a single disc slot of your copy of Mass Effect 3.
The final piece of the package is the reason behind the Omniblade Edition name, your very own inflatable Omniblade. Bright orange in colour, the blade unfolds and inflates into a wearable Omniblade.
The Mass Effect 3 Omniblade Edition is a free upgrade for anyone who pre-ordered a standard copy of Mass Effect 3 from EB Games prior to the launch. Priced at $108 AUD RRP, it is a decent limited edition for those unable to ge the Collector’s Edition.
Contents: Mass Effect 3 Game, Collector’s Steelbook Metalpak Case, Instruction Guide, Online Pass Code (Age of Reckoning Armour Instructions on back), Inflatable Omniblade, M55 Carbine Rifle In-Game Unlock Card, Limited Edition Omniblade Edition Pack Cardboard Outer Case
- Developer: BioWare
- Publisher: Electronic Arts
- Platform: Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 3, Windows PC
- Genre(s): Third-Person Shooter, Role-Playing Game
- Release Date(s): (AUS) March 8th 2012
- Release Price: $108 RRP AUD (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360), $88 RRP AUD (PC)